As the Windows 8 Developer Preview is soon to in the wild, most people might find the new shell and user experience a little difficult to settle into. Here are a few simple tips and less-known features I’ve accumulated to help you master the new Start experience
Windows 8 101: tips & tricks for new Start experience
Christmas came early for several thousand attendees of the inaugural Microsoft BUILD conference . Each person in the audience (excluding staff and press) has just been told they get to take home a Samsung Windows Developer Preview PC to test drive development on a preview release of Windows 8. At the end of the first day keynote where the Windows team led by Steven Sinofsky announced and demoed the new WinRT platform and tools to develop new Metro-style applications for Windows 8, developers will now have the chance to see their applications live on a prototype Windows 8 slate device.
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BUILD attendees take home Samsung Windows Developer Preview PC/slate